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The role is open only for Saudi Nationals.

Amazon Saudi Arabia, is looking for a smart, enthusiastic, hard-working and creative Vendor Manager/Category Manager to join our business to be based out of Riyadh.

The Vendor Manager will be responsible for developing and owning the strategy for some of out top vendor relationships in KSA. Within this role, the individual will have the opportunity establish and maintain strong vendor partnerships, manage category profitability, and identify means to improve the customer experience. We are seeking a business leader with a broad skill-set which demonstrates analytical horsepower, excellent business judgment, strong vendor management and negotiations skills, deep curiosity to uncover how things work, and a passion for creating a world class shopping experience for our customers. You will work with vendors of all sizes and must have the leadership presence and communication skills to represent Amazon at all levels of these organizations. Experience in business analytics, strategic thinking, negotiations and operations are required.

You should be able to:
– Define strategies to deliver best-in-class customer experience while delivering profitable growth in the retail category
– Develop knowledge of supply/ demand trends and success drivers of your category
– Establish relationships and negotiate agreements/deals with leading manufacturers and brands. Drive new product launches and additions in the category
– Execute and lead projects to more efficiently source stock, manage prices, execute promotions
– Collaborate with vendors and merchandizing teams on promotions and marketing initiatives and coordinate with the Merchandising team to execute these activities
– Collaborate with operational teams to ensure healthy inventory levels while managing stock-out/ overstock risk
– Participate in day-to-day operational aspects of the category, including gathering and addressing customer feedback, price monitoring, business improvement initiatives.
– Be an ambassador within the industry and continuously enhance our position

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Riyadh, SAU

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

– You should have a University degree ideally in a technical or analytical discipline
– Professional B2C experience in e-commerce, sales and business development, key account management or consulting for 3 to 5 years.
– Strong communication skills and exceptional assertive abilities on all levels, while maintaining your ability to be vocally self critical
– Excellent marketing skills, a feel for customer needs, as well as a high degree of innovative prowess
– A business focused way of thinking and a strong hands-on, results driven mentality
– Special affinity and demonstrated skill with numbers, analyses and reports
– Excellent knowledge in Excel, and database work, with experience in SQL a plus
– A great deal of personal initiative, creativity, decisiveness and team spirit
– Excellent communication in English & Arabic

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

– Professional B2C experience in e-commerce, sales and business development, key account management or consulting for 3-5 years
– Have 3 to 5 years of experience in negotiations
– Excellent communication & English writing skill

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About Afaq Q Tech General Trading (Amazon)

"Make History

Amazon.com, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon.com, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfilment and customer service centres. Today, Amazon.com offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewellery.

If you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, you’ll meet your match with us, as you will be part of a vibe of constant improvement, where the things you do at one moment, you will not necessarily be doing 6 months later. We don’t like to sit still, which is why we always treat every day like the first day. A day to make more good things happen for our customers. It’s that kind of spirit that drives our success now and keeps us ahead of the competition in the future. And you could be part of it. It’s as simple as this: Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History."